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Updated 23rd November Please be assured that during this extraordinary and difficult time Dairi-Pak are operational and ready to help our customers in whatever way possible. We are helping many businesses while they continue to adapt to the ‘new normal’ so please do not hesitate to get in touch with...

Last updated: 23rd November With the addition to the trading calendar of Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day, the traditional 'peak season' has become extended. Peak season this year is a bit of a unknown for all of us. The product mix across the board has changed for all suppliers...

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of maintaining a strong manufacturing base in the UK. As part of our safe guarding measures, and our new 'normal' at Dairi-Pak, we've adopted face shields as part of our daily temperature testing routine. Our friends at Swanline Group were able to respond...

Last updated: 23rd March 2020 It's been another week of huge change for all of us, and our hearts go out to anybody who has already been directly affected by the outbreak. As the impact of the crisis escalates, we're fully committed to continuing to provide you with the support...

FSC® stands for ‘Forest Stewardship Council’, but it actually stands for so much more than that: it stands for Forests For All, Forever. The FSC® work to protect the world’s forests through ethical farming for future generations. UK consumers show a clear preference for paper and cardboard packaging. However, if...

Christmas is rapidly approaching! Here are the details of opening hours over the festive period..... Our Christmas shutdown will be as follows; Factory and Offices close 20th December at 12pm Re-opening on 2nd January 8.30am Deliveries required over this period can be planned by prior arrangement. If you have any...

At Dairi-Pak, we operate to the Sheet Plant Association's Five Star standard. Dairi-Pak's Managing Director, Tim Gray, explains exactly what the Sheet Plant Association is, its function and how it benefits you, our customers; "I am Chairman of the UK Sheet Plant Association (SPA) and Owner/MD of Shropshire based cardboard...

Just how recyclable is Cardboard Packaging? Well, VERY! In fact, cardboard packaging is one of the easiest products to be recycled. What’s also good to hear is that in the UK we are already pretty good at recycling cardboard. The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) reported that...

CorrBoard Bio-energy builds world’s first renewable energy plant for corrugated board manufacture Firstly, some background for those of you who aren’t familiar with CorrBoard UK; Dairi-Pak are a shareholder in CorrBoard UK along with 7 other strong, like minded independent sheet plants and VPK. As a consortium, we champion independence...

In line with Dairi-Pak’s ongoing improvements to their corrugated box production facility in rural Shropshire, Dairi-Pak have announced a programme of major investments to further modernise and improve production capabilities at their Platt Mill site. Orders have been placed with Fox Engineering for a new TCY 6PA-FGT Flexo Folder Gluer...

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